Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

by Henry Carroll

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Overview

Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips.

Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers – including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr – serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas.

Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780673356
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication date: 03/25/2014
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 110,386
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art and his work has been featured in a number of international exhibitions and publications. Building on his experience teaching aspiring photographers of all ages, Henry founded frui.co.uk, one of the UK's leading providers of photography holidays and courses. Henry's clear, jargon-free style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras.

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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
JAMuckley 15 days ago
Henry Carroll's book, "Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs," is a masterclass on photography. It is picture for every beginner with a new SLR who wants to learn how to take photographs. Carroll goes through so many different aspects of photography, of camera settings, lenses, light, shutter speeds, exposure, aperture, and so many other intricacies to explore as you learn how to take great photographs. The book has numerous examples too that show you what you are looking for and what he is talking about. He explains each concept extensively, summarizes it, and then depicts an example to prove his point. There is a lot of tips and great information to help you grow in your photography skills. I received this eBook free of charge from Laurence King Publishing Ltd via NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. I did not receive any fiscal compensation from either company for this review and the opinions expressed herein are entirely my own.
themisscaitlin 4 months ago
I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. I really enjoyed this simple guide to photography. This book is definitely geared towards new photographers. I've been shooting for 10 years and already understood most of the concepts Carroll talked about. The photo examples really help you to understand what the author is talking about. He explains everything in simple language. If you've just bought a camera, this is a great place to start.
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